Michael Courtenay

Michael CourtenayMichael Courtenay is an Associate Architect and he became the office BIM Coordinator in 2019, He is working to develop the practice’s workflow to improve efficiency across the office.

He specialises in residential and healthcare work, focusing on RIBA Stages 3, 4 & 5 of large scale high rise residential and mixed use developments for large house builders/developers such as Greenview Court in Southall for Galliard Homes.

Michael excels in technical detailing and has extensive experience of Revit, which is used throughout projects, for the production of parametric based models suitable for design and construction.  He has developed the Practice’s Revit templates and has had significant involvement with the preparation of the studios BEP (BIM Execution Plan).

Michael Courtenay, who has over 12 years of experience as an Architect, became an Associate in 2019.

 

 

 

Chris Chelebi

Chris Chelebi

Chris Chelebi specialises in residential and healthcare work, focussing on the design and construction of extra care housing and care homes. These often include facilities for those living with dementia and utilise key design principles to create accessible and distinctive dementia-friendly environments.

His recent achievements have involved a number of projects on complex, restricted or sensitive sites with typically high client expectations which he deliver’s with outstanding results.

Foxburrow Grange in Colchester for Outlook Care, which was a finalist in the Pinders Healthcare Design Awards 2014 for ‘Best Small Dementia Unit’

Arlington Manor in Cambridge for Hallmark Care Homes, which was Winner in the Pinders Healthcare Design Awards 2019 for ‘Best New Care Home’

Chris has extensive experience of Revit. This is used throughout projects as a tool for the production of design and construction drawings and also to effectively communicate 3D concepts and ideas early in the design process. He is the Practice Technical Design coordinator.

Chris Chelebi, who has 20 years of experience as an Architect, became an Associate in 2016.

 

Khosro Bashi

Khosro BashiKhosro Bashi specialises in care homes and primary healthcare buildings. His expertise in the dementia care market led to his appointment as Design Associate for Stirling University’s Dementia Services Development Centre and recently as a Design Associate with Hammond Care.

Khosro has achieved many critically acclaimed awards in the care sector;

Anjulita Court, Bedford for The Ibbett Trust won a Pinders Healthcare Design Award in 2010, was a Finalist in the Housing Design Awards 2010 and a Regional Finalist in the Civic Trust Awards 2012.

Foxburrow Grange in Colchester for Outlook Care, which was a finalist in the Pinders Healthcare Design Awards 2014 for ‘Best Small Dementia Unit’

Arlington Manor in Cambridge for Hallmark Care Homes, which was Winner in the Pinders Healthcare Design Awards 2019 for ‘Best New Care Home’

Khosro is responsible for HR matters including gaining the Investors in People Silver Standard accreditation. He also leads the development of the studio BIM , IT and facilities management.

Khosro Bashi joined The Tooley & Foster Partnership as an Architect in 1989, becoming an Associate in 1996 and a Partner in 2003.